Cafe Melaka It’s been a while since I’ve been here, but when I was living in SYP neighbourhood, I used to get my laksa and char kueh teow fix at Cafe Melaka at Hotel Jen. You can find chendol, rojak and the whole works on the menu. I’m have to make another trip back now […]


Singapore’s strong culinary identity features many traditional recipes of the Peranakans, also known as the Straits born Chinese known for their rich Nyonya cuisine—a beautiful blend of Chinese and Malay flavours, featuring chilies, coconut milk dishes and spice in the recipes. The cuisine was never given much attention till most recently becoming a culinary trend […]

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One of the things I miss most about home is the food. After two years in Beijing, I finally found the closest equivalent of local food at Prima Taste Kitchen. I survived my time in Italy with Prima Deli instant packets of laksa and Hainanese chicken rice. This same company set up shop in Beijing […]